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Hezbollah

Thomasson, Zacharias LU and Olsson, Elin LU (2014) FKVA22 20132
Department of Political Science
Abstract
This thesis is a case study with the purpose to add to the discussion of the conceptualisation of Hezbollah. Motivated by the blacklisting of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization by the European Union and the United States Neumanns theory regarding ‘old and new terrorism’ is applied. The three variables that are the cornerstones of Neumanns theory are following; aims, method and structure. In these three categories Neumann argue that there has been a transition over the last decades. Neumann does not argue that it is a question of old or new, but rather a scale where an organisation has ‘older or newer’ characteristics. This thesis results shows that on this scale Hezbollah should be viewed as an organisation with mainly old... (More)
This thesis is a case study with the purpose to add to the discussion of the conceptualisation of Hezbollah. Motivated by the blacklisting of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization by the European Union and the United States Neumanns theory regarding ‘old and new terrorism’ is applied. The three variables that are the cornerstones of Neumanns theory are following; aims, method and structure. In these three categories Neumann argue that there has been a transition over the last decades. Neumann does not argue that it is a question of old or new, but rather a scale where an organisation has ‘older or newer’ characteristics. This thesis results shows that on this scale Hezbollah should be viewed as an organisation with mainly old characteristics. (Less)
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author
Thomasson, Zacharias LU and Olsson, Elin LU
supervisor
organization
course
FKVA22 20132
year
type
L2 - 2nd term paper (old degree order)
subject
keywords
Hezbollah, Lebanon, Neumann, terrorism, fallstudie, ny, gammal
language
Swedish
id
4239231
date added to LUP
2014-02-04 18:59:15
date last changed
2014-02-04 18:59:15
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  abstract     = {This thesis is a case study with the purpose to add to the discussion of the conceptualisation of Hezbollah. Motivated by the blacklisting of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization by the European Union and the United States Neumanns theory regarding ‘old and new terrorism’ is applied. The three variables that are the cornerstones of Neumanns theory are following; aims, method and structure. In these three categories Neumann argue that there has been a transition over the last decades. Neumann does not argue that it is a question of old or new, but rather a scale where an organisation has ‘older or newer’ characteristics. This thesis results shows that on this scale Hezbollah should be viewed as an organisation with mainly old characteristics.},
  author       = {Thomasson, Zacharias and Olsson, Elin},
  keyword      = {Hezbollah,Lebanon,Neumann,terrorism,fallstudie,ny,gammal},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Hezbollah},
  year         = {2014},
}